The One Piece dub crew is back for the latest movie One Piece Film: Gold, and IGN recently posted the film’s first English dubbed trailer. Give it a watch below and cash in on our Straw Hat friends’ glitzy casino adventure.
FUNimation are giving the film a theatrical release in the United States and Canada from January 10th-17th. As for the rest of us, we’ll just have to tread water and wait for our respective home releases. FUNimation’s official website for the film says that it will be “presented in English Dub”, and there is no further mention of subtitled screenings. The distributors give the film the following synopsis:
The Straw Hat pirates are hitting the big screen once again in an all-new high-flying adventure! The popular series that has captivated fans all over the world unfolds a new saga in the highly anticipated movie, One Piece Film: Gold.
The glittering Gran Tesoro, a city of entertainment beyond the laws of the government, is a sanctuary for the world’s most infamous pirates, Marines, and filthy rich millionaires. Drawn by dreams of hitting the jackpot, Captain Luffy and his crew sail straight for the gold. But behind the gilded curtains lies a powerful king whose deep pockets and deeper ambitions spell disaster for the Straw Hats and the New World alike.
The film opened in Japan on July 23rd, and as ever, Eiichiro Oda was on deck as executive producer. Hiroaki Miyamoto, the third series’ director for the One Piece anime, joined as director. Novelist and newcomer to anime writing Tsutomu Kuroiwa wrote the script, previously known for penning live-action dramas and films such as the 2014 Black Butler movie, and all the main anime voice cast returned to their roles once again.